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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:05 AM PST

Zuckerberg Defends Big Tech, Says Facebook Should Stay Free

Zuckerberg Defends Big Tech, Says Facebook Should Stay Free

Facebook is committed to remaining free, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday as he defending his company's place in Silicon Valley, NBC News reported. Facebook has helped decentralize society, Zuckerberg said in...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 09:08 AM PST

Lawyer: Calif. Rapper Killed by Police Was Shot 25 Times

Lawyer: Calif. Rapper Killed by Police Was Shot 25 Times

A California rapper who was fatally shot by police after he was found unresponsive in his car was struck by around 25 bullets, according to a lawyer for his family, NBC News reported. Vallejo police said they...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 08:23 PM PST

UC Berkeley Suspends Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment

UC Berkeley Suspends Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment

The University of California, Berkeley has suspended a tenured East Asian languages and cultures department professor after finding last year that he sexually harassed a female doctoral candidate and created...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 08:08 AM PST

Boy Arrested After Writing Threat at Martinez School

Boy Arrested After Writing Threat at Martinez School

A Martinez Junior High School student was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly writing a threat on a bathroom mirror, according to police.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 08:07 AM PST

Niners Expected to Keep Gould, One Way or Another

Niners Expected to Keep Gould, One Way or Another

With so much room under the salary cap, a franchise tag of about $5 million on Gould would still be a bargain for 49ers

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 07:10 AM PST

Dog Reunited With Family 101 Days After Devastating Wildfire

Dog Reunited With Family 101 Days After Devastating Wildfire

A dog named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire. The 12-year-old Akita was reunited Monday with the Ballejos...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 12:14 PM PST

Westbound Lanes of State Route 37 Reopen After Flooding

Westbound Lanes of State Route 37 Reopen After Flooding

All lanes of westbound state Highway 37 in Marin County have reopened Wednesday morning after crews were able to alleviate roadway flooding after heavy rains last week, according to Caltrans..

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5 New Proposed Bills Aim at Reducing the Consumption of Soda

5 New Proposed Bills Aim at Reducing the Consumption of Soda

State lawmakers will introduce five bills Wednesday aimed at reducing the consumption of soda or other sugary drinks in an effort to eliminate what they think contributes to a host of health problems.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 02:18 PM PST

Oakland Principals Lobby in Capitol Ahead of Teachers Strike

Oakland Principals Lobby in Capitol Ahead of Teachers Strike

A group of Oakland Unified School District principals traveled to the state capitol on Wednesday — with a teachers strike looming Thursday — to lobby for more funding, request forgiveness of a loan from the...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 09:08 AM PST

Raiders Face a Hard Road in 2019

Raiders Face a Hard Road in 2019

Raiders will have games against seven teams that made the playoffs in 2018

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